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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Look for Texas to win first conference championship since 2009

Diego Contreras August 6, 2013

1. Texas Despite not meeting expectations in recent seasons, the Longhorns find themselves among the highest-ranked Big 12 teams. No team in college football is returning more than the 19 starters Texas...


Texas, TCU set to play some of Big 12’s best non-conference games this season

Diego Contreras August 6, 2013

TCU vs LSU August 31 Cowboys Stadium Rarely are college football fans treated to an SEC vs. Big 12 matchup with ranked teams and this one comes the opening week of the season. The outcome of this...

Must-watch non-football games of the fall season

Texas Volleyball vs. Penn State Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 (Home)  After opening the season with three games in Hawaii, the defending National Champion Longhorns have their home opener at Gregory...

Six Horns to watch this season

The Texas Sports staff sat down and compiled a list of six Longhorns to watch this season. One freshman, three sophomores, a junior and a senior made the cut of some of the Texas athletes who are each...


Hockey enthusiasts in Austin bring game to the streets

Diego Contreras July 29, 2013

There is no puck, there are no skates, players don’t fight and — as in true hockey tradition — there is plenty of beer and good times. This is Max Retter’s and Molly Muranka’s...

Longhorns travel across Europe to compete against National Teams

Diego Contreras July 9, 2013

In preparation for its title defense, the defending national champion Longhorns volleyball team is not taking any time off this summer.  The Longhorns embarked on a trip to Europe that spanned...

Despite going undrafted, Kabongo has options

Diego Contreras June 28, 2013

Udonis Haslen and Gary Neal were big parts of their teams' runs to the NBA finals and both have one thing in common with former Longhorn Myck Kabongo. They all went undrafted. On Thursday...

Longhorn Defense adds depth to the Defensive Line

Diego Contreras June 22, 2013

The Longhorns defensive class of 2014 has added depth in the last few weeks, notably on the defensive line. Texas received commitments from defensive tackles Courtney Garnett and Trey Lealaimatafao....


The Tale of two Taylors

Diego Contreras June 14, 2013

Texas Women's Softball standouts Taylor Thom and Taylor Hoagland have been selected to play for the 2013 USA Women’s National Team. The decision was announced early Friday afternoon by USA...

Longhorn Softball Players Earn Try-Out for National Team

Diego Contreras June 13, 2013

Thirty-two athletes will be competing for one of seventeen roster spots on the 2013 USA Softball Women’s National Team and two Texas Longhorns earned themselves an invitation.  Taylor...

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